Construct timber external stairs

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CPCCCA3016A, 'Construct timber external stairs'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Construct timber external stairs' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)


Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1. Plan and prepare.

1.1. Work instructions, including plans, specifications, quality requirements and operational details, are obtained, confirmed and applied from relevant information for planning and preparation purposes.

1.2. Safety (OHS) requirements are followed in accordance with safety plans and policies.

1.3. Signage and barricade requirements are identified and implemented.

1.4. Plant, tools and equipment selected to carry out tasks are consistent with job requirements, checked for serviceability, and any faults are rectified or reported prior to commencement.

1.5. Material quantity requirements are calculated in accordance with plans, specifications and quality requirements.

1.6. Materials appropriate to the work application are identified, obtained, prepared, safely handled and located ready for use.

1.7. Environmental requirements are identified for the project in accordance with environmental plans and statutory and regulatory authority obligations, and are applied.

2. Set out and prepare material.

2.1. Exit and ground finish levels are determined from job drawings and site location.

2.2. Rise and going of stairs are calculated from job drawings, site location and regulations.

2.3. Newel posts and footings are set out and placed to layout of designed stairs, job drawings and specifications.

2.4. Materials for stringers are selected and set out to the pitch of stairs with treads and risers according to regulations.

2.5. Stringers are housed to accommodate treads, and risers or metal brackets are fixed to support treads.

2.6. Stringers are cut and housed into newel posts and/or landings where specified.

2.7. Material for treads are selected and risers are set out and cut to length to requirements of stair design.

3. Assemble and erect stairs.

3.1. Strings are located and fixed into position.

3.2. Landing is constructed where specified.

3.3. Treads and risers are fixed to the stringers.

3.4. Tie bolts are located and secured to maintain stair width where specified.

3.5. Bracing and lateral ties are fixed to newels in accordance with specifications to maintain rigidity of stair structure where specified.

4. Fit handrails, balustrade and finish.

4.1. Material for handrails and balusters are marked and cut to length.

4.2. Handrails and balusters are fitted and fixed in accordance with regulations.

4.3. Non-slip strips are installed to treads, where specified.

5. Clean up.

5.1. Work area is cleared and materials disposed of, reused or recycled in accordance with legislation, regulations, codes of practice and job specification.

5.2. Plant, tools and equipment are cleaned, checked, maintained and stored in accordance with manufacturer recommendations and standard work practices.


Qualifications and Skillsets

CPCCCA3016A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPC32011 - Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery
  • CPC31711 - Certificate III in Low Rise Structural Framing
  • CPC32211 - Certificate III in Joinery (Stairs)
  • CPC30211 - Certificate III in Carpentry
  • CPC31911 - Certificate III in Joinery
  • CPC31511 - Certificate III in Formwork/Falsework